Forza Horizon 5: How to Play Early with Game Pass

If you’re a fan of the Forza Horizon series, you’ll be excited to know that the fifth installment is now available to play early if you have an Xbox game pass subscription. Here’s how you can get in on the action.

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As many of you are aware, forza horizon 5 releases on October 28th. However, with game pass you can play the game four days early, on October 24th. In this article, we’ll show you how to start playing forza horizon 5 as soon as possible with Game Pass.

First and foremost, make sure you have an active Game Pass subscription. If you don’t have one already, you can sign up for a free 14-day trial here. Once you have an active subscription, head over to the Microsoft Store and download Forza Horizon 5. The game will automatically be added to your library of games and will be available to play on October 24th at 12:01 AM Eastern Time.

If you have any issues downloading or installing the game, Microsoft has a handy support article that can help you out. Simply follow the instructions in the article and you should be good to go.

Once the game is installed and ready to go, all that’s left to do is wait for October 24th so you can start playing Forza Horizon 5 early with Game Pass!

What is Forza Horizon 5?

Forza Horizon 5 is an upcoming racing game developed by Playground Games and published by Microsoft Studios. It will be released on October 2, 2020, for Xbox One and Microsoft Windows.

Forza Horizon 5 is a racing game set in an open world environment based on locations around the world. The game will feature dynamic seasons that change the landscape and affecting the driving conditions.

The game will also include a new co-operative multiplayer mode called “Instances” in which players can join up to seven other players to compete in races and challenges.

How to play forza horizon 5 early with Game Pass

As an xbox game pass member, you can play forza horizon 5 as early as eight days before its worldwide launch on October 2. Here’s how:

If you’re an Xbox Game Pass member, you can pre-install Forza Horizon 5 starting September 24. To do so, simply navigate to the game in the Microsoft Store app on your Xbox One console or Windows 10 PC and select “Install.”

Once the game is installed, it will appear in your “Ready to install” section on your console. On PC, it will appear under My Games & Apps -> Ready to Install.

You can launch Forza Horizon 5 and start playing eight days early on October 2 by downloading and installing the Forza Horizon 5 demo from the Microsoft Store. The demo will appear in your “Ready to install” section on your console or under My Games & Apps -> Ready to Install on PC starting September 24.

Forza Horizon 5 Standard Edition will be available for purchase worldwide on October 2. The Ultimate Edition includes four days of early access (September 28) and will be available for purchase worldwide on September 28.

We hope you enjoy playing Forza Horizon 5!

Forza Horizon 5 System Requirements

We’re just a few weeks away from the release of Forza Horizon 5, and if you want to play the game early, you can do so with an Xbox Game Pass subscription. Here are the system requirements you’ll need to meet in order to play Forza Horizon 5 on PC or Xbox.

PC System Requirements
-OS: Windows 10 version 15063.0 or higher
-Architecture: x64
-DirectX: Version 12 API
-Memory: 8 GB RAM
-Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 3GB, AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB
-HDD: 55 GB available space
-OS: Windows 10 version 15063.0 or higher
-Architecture: x64
-DirectX: Version 12 API
-Memory: 16 GB RAM
-Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 8GB, AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB
-HDD : 55 GB available space

Xbox One System Requirements (Xbox Series X/S Optimized)

Minimum : 1080p at 30fps

Recommended : 4K at 60fps

Xbox Series X/S : 4K at 60fps with HDR and 120 FPS in some modes


If you have an active Xbox Game Pass subscription, you can play Forza Horizon 5 three days early. Xbox Game Pass is a monthly subscription service that gives you access to a library of over 100 games on Xbox One. The service costs $9.99/month, and you can cancel at any time.

To play Forza Horizon 5 early with Xbox Game Pass, simply go to the Microsoft Store and search for the game. Then, select “Get Started” and sign in with your Microsoft account. Once you’ve signed in, you’ll be able to start playing the game immediately.

Keep in mind that if you cancel your Xbox Game Pass subscription, you’ll no longer have access to Forza Horizon 5 or any of the other games in the library. So, if you’re not planning on continuing your subscription after the three-day early access period, it’s probably not worth signing up just for Forza Horizon 5.

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